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As I've always thought and witnessed that a humoristic twist is a more powerful weapon than any other confrontation, I'll offer a frame-challenge here. In many situations in my life I've done the same, so I don't see why it wouldn't be a good option in your case. You have the "soccer mom" and the "soccer fan". Hope your friend is the latter :) Here, we're ...


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I can't guarantee your friend will understand your reasons for not wanting to come, you know her best and are, as always, the best judge of her possible reactions to telling her the truth. But there are quite a few things you already did right in your question to make your message as non-confrontational as possible: Using an I-message. You wrote your ...


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